Botanical Colour at your Fingertips at Loop London

Loop Loves Books

Print is not dead! ~The Guardian reported this week, that sales of ebooks have dropped by 17%, while sales of ‘real’ books are up 8%!

Hurray! We love Ravelry and digital patterns, but it’s such a joy to slowly turn the pages of a craft publication and savour the beautiful things we can make. Holding a beautifully printed book in your hand with the texture and smell of good paper, and the way images look, printed in ink on surface, rather than looking at a screen – there’s nothing like it!

There aren’t many places you can visit to peruse craft books, but we still have a cosy book corner at Loop. It’s brimming with tons of books on everything from sock knitting, historical craft, hand-dyeing to Japanese stitch dictionaries.

Let me show you some of the treasures that have recently arrived…

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A Day At The Flower Factory Workshop By Loop London

Delightful New Spring and Summer Classes

We have some exciting new classes on our schedule!

Collage of Classes at Loop LondonThroughout the year we offer a rotation of knitting and crochet classes, for beginners, improvers and experienced makers. We also provide specialist workshops. When well-known teachers come to England, they often get in touch with us to see if we’d like to have them teach at Loop. Over the years we’ve been very lucky to have some of the best known international knit designers teach with us. It’s always an honour, and this year it is no exception. This Spring and Summer we have some exciting new workshops scheduled.

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Quince & Co Sparrow Marled Linens at Loop London

New Quince & Co Marled Linen Yarn Colours

Recently, we had a spell of pure summer weather. It was such a treat! It turned our thoughts to summer knitting, which is fortuitous because a new range of Quince & Co Sparrow Linen colours have arrived in the shop; 5 heathered marls. We have ideas…

Quince & Co Sparrow Marled Linen Surf at Loop London

Quince & Co Sparrow in Surf

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